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Crackdown: more than meets the eye

Okay, so, we've seen some Crackdown videos before. We've seen thugs get shot. We've seen them juggled maliciously with a rocket launcher. What we haven't seen is the video above. It seems that all cars of the future are capable of pimping themselves, much to the chagrin of the jobless, future Xzibit. Also, for a supercop, this guy sure runs down a lot of civilians.

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1. I can't wait on a demo for this one.


Posted at 10:43AM on Aug 7th 2006 by Todd H. 0 stars

2. this game looks awful, still nice morphing

Posted at 10:57AM on Aug 7th 2006 by phatmuther 0 stars

3. Wow! this game looks ???


Posted at 11:13AM on Aug 7th 2006 by Moosegolfr 0 stars

4. That is the worst looking game that has graced the 360 so far.

Posted at 11:19AM on Aug 7th 2006 by Refridgeron 0 stars

5. This game looks better than Saints Row Auto Rip-off IMO. At least you're doing something other than playing pretend thug life. Plus Crackdown co-op is supposed to be awesome.

Posted at 11:32AM on Aug 7th 2006 by joe 0 stars

6. This game looks very, very bad. Maybe not the worst on the 360, but still pretty bad. I love over the top games, but this one just doesnt look like fun.

Posted at 11:37AM on Aug 7th 2006 by mnugghuhx 0 stars

7. Mortal Kombat, on Sega Genesis, is the best video game ever.

Posted at 11:38AM on Aug 7th 2006 by gbeide 0 stars

8. I disagree. Its a very good game, but I think Donkey Kong is the best video game ever.

Posted at 11:50AM on Aug 7th 2006 by Erik 0 stars

9. Wow this game just looks soooo bad.

Posted at 12:17PM on Aug 7th 2006 by Michael 0 stars

10. I can't believe everyone is saying this game looks bad. I can't wait for this one. I know this kind of cop game has sorta been done before, but I love the way it looks.

I'm really excited about the comic book artistic quality. I also really like the way the explosions look.

Posted at 12:24PM on Aug 7th 2006 by Geof 0 stars

11. I've seen videos of the guy's main car morphing... maybe I was assume it was his car since it was high tech enough to morph, I didnt know every vehicle could do that... that's pretty WTF.

Posted at 12:34PM on Aug 7th 2006 by Taiso 0 stars

12. Seriously, this game looks horribly stupid. What is the point of this game? Besides to run people/other automobiles over and watch your stolen automobile/truck grow flaccid in your presence?

Posted at 1:21PM on Aug 7th 2006 by Cheezedog 0 stars

13. Gotta love the Billy Madison references. ^^^^

Posted at 2:21PM on Aug 7th 2006 by L Capitan 0 stars

14. It's not bad grapics its a style... simple as that its the renderer is styalized instead of photorealistic... its the way they wanted the game to look god you all are lame.

Posted at 4:01PM on Aug 7th 2006 by Chris Chance 0 stars

15. I love the style and the game looks awesome and Saints Row is for suburban fat kids.

Donkey Kong sucks.

Posted at 4:19PM on Aug 7th 2006 by renaldo 0 stars

16. wow, yeah i'm completely excited for this game and all of the 'superhuman' abilities that your character is supposed to gain through the course of the game.

I, too, am surprised by how many people think that this game looks lame. the stylized graphics, the superhero lean, the apparent open ended gameplay. so i'm asking, what are you guys playing, or want to play? what's getting you excited about the 360?

Posted at 4:43PM on Aug 7th 2006 by waffle 0 stars

17. You know what? You suck. And Crackdown will suck. It's the worst game ever for the 360. Because my mom won't buy it for me. Kameo for life!

Posted at 7:29PM on Aug 7th 2006 by gbeide 0 stars

18. neither this game or saints row can compare to any grand theft auto so far, but you have to try and give them both a chance since the next grand theft is a while away, I guessing that this game is less sterotypical than saints row but the graphics dont impress, and saints is gonna have a much larger multiplayer and this game is gonna have co-op I think its gonna be intresting to see which one people will enjoy more, but I think saints is gonna do better than Crackdown

Posted at 8:18PM on Aug 7th 2006 by JCP 0 stars

19. JCP, you may be right about it doing better, but does everyone know that the creator of the GTA is the one who's developing this? the comparisons are there and valid, but considering the provenence...i'd say this one is definately worth watching.

and I never even like GTA that much. kind of enjoyed the first 2 and the last couple have been enjoyable, but only for a bit. I usually bail on them after a couple of weeks.

I can take only so much raping and pillaging...oh, and bad fight/combat mechanics.

Posted at 8:26PM on Aug 7th 2006 by waffle 0 stars

20. You know, I've never been the greatest fan of the 'sandbox game', mostly because said genre is basically another way of saying "WE WANNA BE LIKE GRAND THEFT AUTO!!!!"

But there is one game out there that has convinced me that this could work.

The Incredible Hulk.

And if this game gives me at least as many different ways to man-handle the opposition, and maybe throws in an entertaining mission or two?

This could rock!

Posted at 8:30PM on Aug 7th 2006 by aragorn 0 stars

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